What do we know about high performance? We know it requires high people engagement. Aon’s Research shows that a 5% increase in people engagement is linked to a 3% increase in … Continue reading Become a Transformational Leader and Transform Your World!
Antoinette Braks leads the design and delivery of SHIFT Leadership Development Individual and Group Coaching Programs for Senior Executives and High Potential Leaders to enable them to join the shift from being high performing achievers to becoming inspiring strategic leaders at divisional, regional and C-suite levels.
Employee Engagement is Lacking The lack of Employee Engagement is the number one issue in Deloitte’s 2015 Human Capital Trends Report. People Engagement just edges out the dearth of leadership … Continue reading How Organizations Rob Us Of Our Personal Power
Are you tired of trying to run faster and faster on the treadmill of everyday executive life? Would you prefer to be a more strategic leader who honours your aspirations, … Continue reading 4 Critical Steps So You Can Step Up From BAU!
As an Executive most of us get into the corporate game in our 20’s with little awareness of what life is all about. We appreciate the basics: work we enjoy … Continue reading 9 Key Steps to Lead Your Life By Design
There are seven key transformations in executive leadership capacity in the world today. They form the progressive stages in adult maturity or Vertical Learning, in contrast to horizontal learning that … Continue reading The 7 Key Transformations in Leadership Capacity
My Dad died on 9 July. It was a peaceful and timely departure for him. His passing made me think about the conversations we had had. He was the strong, … Continue reading The Power of Memorable Moments to Inspire Your Best
What is Culture? Culture is often described as “the way we do things around here”. It’s largely unconscious and unscripted, something that happens on autopilot based on copying the behaviours … Continue reading What is Culture and How Do You Improve It?
The Challenge of Leadership Development There are two types of leadership development: horizontal and vertical learning. Horizontal learning is more skills, knowledge and competencies, thinking from the same perspective. Vertical learning … Continue reading How to Develop Leaders to Entertain Future Possibilities
How Do You Run Your Meetings? Do you use a list of items to go through to check that everything’s on track? Do you solve the problems that come up? … Continue reading How to Lead Open Meetings So You Can Empower Your Team
Tired, Stressed, Frustrated? Do you feel tired and stressed by the high workload you deal with every day and frustrated by the fact that, no matter what you do, you … Continue reading How to Get Off the Treadmill So You Can Be a More Strategic Leader
On Saturday morning I attended a workshop with David Whyte. He’s a poet and a philosopher who illuminates life experience by sharing the timeless verse of past poets and his own insightful … Continue reading Look for Your Horizon
Great News! EXECUTIVE SOS has become the #1 Best Seller in Business Management and Leadership! Thank you everyone for your support and encouragement. I hope you all get immense value from … Continue reading Executive SOS